quartier


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quartier

(ˈkɑːtɪeɪ)
n
(Placename) a city district
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This was like removing to a fashionable square, or living in a beau quartier of a capital.
beau quartier = swanky neighborhood ; Broadway = in New York City, of course}
His business was that of discounting commercial paper in the quartier Saint-Martin, where he was known by the nickname of "Gigonnet," from the nervous convulsive movement with which he lifted his legs in walking, like a cat.
He probably made his fortune in his own hole and corner, just as Werbrust and Gigonnet made theirs in the quartier Saint- Martin.
But Baudoyer, too great a fool not to be puffed up by the false reputation the quartier Saint-Antoine bestowed upon him, denied his wife's cleverness all the while that he was making use of it.
Besides, a big house here, and especially in this quartier perdu, proves nothing at all: it is perfectly compatible with a state of penury.
This morning, about three o'clock, the inhabitants of the Quartier St.
The evening edition of the paper stated that the greatest excitement still continued in the Quartier St.
Some of our friends in the quartier pronounced the idea fantastic: they recommended her to try bonnet making, to get a situation in a shop, or--if she was more ambitious--to advertise for a place of dame de compagnie.
They have kept their position in their quartier, I believe.
She appeared to dismiss both Beaufort and himself from her mind, and went on: "I've never been in a city where there seems to be such a feeling against living in des quartiers excentriques.
Le quartier incarne la convivialitA@ et la symbiose humaine oA A@volue la rencontre musicale.